William C. Mayhugh, age 77, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018 at Monongahela Valley Hospital. An Army veteran during the Vietnam War, he was a retired steelworker at U.S. Steel Clairton Works and a member of Round Hill Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth Twp. A devoted husband and grandfather, he enjoyed working on cars and model trains and relaxing on the back porch listening to music and enjoying life.
Born January 2, 1941 in Elizabeth, he was a son of the late Kenneth and Mabel (Bernhardy) Mayhugh. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jo Ann (Walsh) Mayhugh; daughter, Gwendolyn A. (Brian) Berchok of Elizabeth Twp.; grandchildren, Brian Berchok and Jocelyn Berchok, both of Elizabeth Twp.; sisters, Shirley Heath of Townville and Mary Patello of Waltersburg; brother, Allen (Setsue) Mayhugh of Elizabeth; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son, William C. Mayhugh Jr. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 from 4-8 PM. A funeral service will take place on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 11 AM in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dr. D. Matthew Stith officiating. Private burial will be in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, SW Region, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published December 31, 2018.